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Antioxidant, anti-diabetic, acetylcholinesterase inhibitory potential and estimation of alkaloids (lycorine and galanthamine) from Crinum species: An important source of anticancer and anti-Alzheimer
Abstract Crinum L. (Amaryllidaceae J.St. Hil.) is a bulbous monocot well known for its ornamental value and medicinal properties. Aqueous and methanolic leaf extracts of twelve Crinum genotypes wereExpand
Molecular phylogeny and genetic diversity of genus Capparis (Capparaceae) based on plastid DNA sequences and ISSR markers
AbstractCapparis (Capparaceae) has been used as a medicinal plant since ancient time. Capparis species were divided into Old World and New World taxa as described by the sectional division ofExpand
Cytogenetic Studies in Indian Drimia Jacq. (Urgineoideae: Hyacinthaceae)
Drimia (Urgineoideae: Hyacinthaceae) is a group of geophytes that bear tunicated bulbs. It is represented by more than 100 species distributed in Southern Europe, Africa and Asia. In India, DrimiaExpand
A cytotaxonomic revision of Drimia Jacq. (Hyacinthaceae: Urgineoideae) in India
Abstract We apply data from palynology, meiotic studies and interspecific hybridization to the taxonomy of the genus Drimia Jacq. (Hyacinthaceae: Urgineoideae) in India. We recognize eight species,Expand
Phytochemicals, antioxidants, estimation of cardiac glycoside (Scillaren A) and detection of major metabolites using LC-MS from Drimia species
Abstract Drimia Jacq., a bulbous geophyte belonging to family Hyacinthaceae Batsch ex Borkh. is well known for its medicinal values. Leaves and bulbs of eight genotypes of Drimia were sequentiallyExpand
Cytogenetics of two endemic Barleria species (Acanthaceae) from the northern Western Ghats (India)
Abstract Chromosome studies have been carried out on two endemic species of the northern Western Ghats, India, viz. Barleria lawii and B. sepalosa. Both species showed 2n = 40 mitotic chromosomes.Expand
Typifications in Drimia w ith notes on the identity of D . w ightii (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae)
Three binomials, viz. Scilla coromandeliana , Drimia razii and D. wightii , are typified in accordance with the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN). Further, notesExpand
Confirmation of an interspecific hybrid of Drimia based on mitotic, stomatal and ISSR marker analyses
An interspecific hybrid between Drimia govindappae (♀) (2 n  = 2 x  = 20) and D. coromandeliana (♂) (2 n  = 4 x  = 40) was generated by artificial hand pollination. Mitotic, stomatal and ISSRExpand
Cytopalynological studies in Zanonia indica (Cucurbitaceae), a monotypic genus
This paper presents first cytogenetical analysis of a monotypic genus, Zanonia indica (Cucurbitaceae). The diploid chromosome number was 2n = 2x = 30. Male meiosis was normal and revealed 15Expand
Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxb. ex Hornem. ) Honda as natural resource and product for the tribals of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Honda, popularly known as tiger or broom grass is one among the non-timber forest products gathered by the tribals of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh.Expand